Category: Education

Murphy Administration to N.J. schools: Cancel your ‘wave parades’ or else!

*Update* The Administration has qualified its restrictions… click here… TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey schools, 2020 graduates, and their families hoping for at least a social-distancing send-off celebration this month have been smacked down by the Murphy Administration. On Saturday, Read More

VIDEO: Save Jersey’s Rooney reacts to Bill Gates’s remote classroom pitch

TRENTON, N.J. – Bill Gates and Andrew Cuomo’s New York may be partnerning to “reimagine” education in the Empire State. Is that a good thing? And is the Garden State next? Save Jersey Founder Matt Rooney was back on Chasing Read More

Tone deaf? N.J. school district okays cap-busting $128M budget

MORRIS TWP., N.J. – The Morris School District approved a $128.2 million 2020-21 budget on Monday according to a report from MorristownGreen.com. That’s a 2.6% increase at a time when the COVID-19 statewide lockdown is expected to severely depress tax Read More

Paterson gets almost a half billion dollars in school aid. Its kids are doing written homework during COVID-19?

By Matt Rooney _ Paterson City’s current school aid haul is staggering, Save Jerseyans: $439,251,959. For the 2020-2021 school year, Governor Murphy is/was seeking $463,287,019. That’s for a city of about 145,000 residents with around 28,000 K-12 students; New Jersey Read More

UPDATE: MVC locations close while courts, schools pivot to online operations

TRENTON, N.J. – The rolling shutdown of New Jersey government continued on Sunday afternoon and into the evening.  Governor Phil Murphy announced on Sunday his plans to order all state schools closed (though most made that decision already without him). Read More